“It’s the Obi-Wan Kenobi story, I suppose,” McGregor told Norton. “It’s not all (about) me. But it certainly will be a lot of me, which is good! We start shooting it in March of next year.”
McGregor said he will be guided by the portrayal by Sir Alec Guinness of the older Obi-Wan in the original Star Wars film from 1977. McGregor said he will think of how Guinness would have played a younger version.
“I never got to meet (Guinness), but I love him through his work,” McGregor said. adding he watched a lot of Guinness’s old films to prepare.